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john foxe, 1516 - 1587, edited by william byron forbush, 1868 - 1927
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LibriVox Foxe's Book of Martyrs Vol. 2, ed by William Byron Forbush. Read by LibriVox volunteers. The Book of Martyrs, by John Foxe, is an English Protestant account of the persecutions of Protestants, many of whom had died for their beliefs within the decade immediately preceding its first publication. It was first published by John Day, in 1563. Lavishly illustrated with many woodcuts, it was the largest publishing project undertaken in Britain up to that time. Commonly known as, "Foxe's...
Topics: librivox, audiobook, religion, history, torture, Inquisition
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by John Bunyan; edited by Jesse Lyman Hurlbut
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LibriVox recording of The Pilgrim's Progress (version 3) by John Bunyan. Probably the most famous allegory ever written of the Christian life, The Pilgrim's Progress follows the journey of Christian from his first encounter with the Evangelist, through his trials and doubts and as he meets various people who help and hinder him in his journey towards the Celestial City to meet his King. Part 2 follows the journey of Christian's wife and sons as they follow him along the same path past the...
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LibriVox recording of Foxe's Book of Martyrs Vol. 1, ed by William Byron Forbush, 1868 - 1927. Read by LibriVox volunteers, proofed by Heart of Texas, coordinated and produced by Karen Merline. The Book of Martyrs, by John Foxe, is an English Protestant account of the persecutions of Protestants, many of whom had died for their beliefs within the decade immediately preceding its first publication. It was first published by John Day, in 1563. Lavishly illustrated with many woodcuts, it was the...
Topics: LibriVox, audio books, religion, history
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by John Bunyan
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LibriVox recording of Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners, by John Bunyan. Read by Stephen Escalera. Grace Abounding is the spiritual autobiography of John Bunyan, who also penned Pilgrim’s Progress, perhaps one of the most significant pieces of Christian literature, second only to the Bible. Grace Abounding follows Bunyan’s struggle to find true repentance and forgiveness, his battle with Satan’s temptations of unbelief, his comfort found in the Bible and his overarching victory...
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Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by John Bunyan
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Librivox recording of The Pilgrim's Progress, by John Bunyan. Read by Joy Chan . Translated into over 100 languages, The Pilgrim’s Progress is one of the most famous classics of literature. It is an allegorical novel, describing a Christian’s journey through life to reach heaven. Part 1 was written by John Bunyan in 1679 whilst he was imprisoned for conducting unauthorised religious services, whilst Part 2 was not written until 1684, and is not included in many versions of this text. This...
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Source: http://ccel.org/ccel/bunyan/pilgrim.html
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by Thomas a Kempis
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A LibriVox recording of The Imitation of Christ, by Thomas a Kempis, translated by Rev. William Benham. Read by David Barnes . The Imitation of Christ is widely considered one of the greatest manuals of devotion in Christianity. The life of Christ is presented as the highest study possible to a mortal, as Jesus' teachings far excel all the teachings of the saints. The book gives counsel to read the scriptures, statements about the uses of adversity, advice for submission to authority, warnings...
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by Andrew Murray
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LibriVox recording of Abide in Christ, by Andrew Murray. Read by Christopher Smith. Towards the close of his ministry on earth, Jesus taught his disciples of the need for them to abide in Him. This word "abide" speaks of the intimacy of fellowship with the Master to which his followers are still invited. Andrew Murray wrote this series of meditations, which he subtitled "Thoughts on the Blessed Life of Fellowship with the Son of God", out of a conviction that many believers...
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Topics: LibriVox, audiobook, religion, Christianity, Bible, faith, God, abide, fellowship, joy, Jesus,...
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by Geoffrey Chaucer
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LibriVox recording of The Canterbury Tales , by Geoffrey Chaucer. The Canterbury Tales is a collection of stories written in Middle English by Geoffrey Chaucer in the 14th century (two of them in prose, the rest in verse). The tales, some of which are originals and others not, are contained inside a frame tale and told by a group of pilgrims on their way from Southwark to Canterbury to visit the shrine of Saint Thomas Becket at Canterbury Cathedral. The themes of the tales vary, and include...
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by John Milton
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Paradise Lost is the first epic of English literature written in the classical style. John Milton saw himself as the intellectual heir of Homer, Virgil, and Dante, and sought to create a work of art which fully represented the most basic tenets of the Protestant faith. His work, which was dictated from memory and transcribed by his daughter, remains as one of the most powerful English poems. (Summary by Caeristhiona) This is a recording of the text of Milton's first edition of 1667, which had...
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by Dante Alighieri
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LibriVox recording of The Divine Comedy, by Dante Alighieri. Translated by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. The Divine Comedy (Italian: Commedia, later christened “Divina” by Giovanni Boccaccio), written by Dante Alighieri between 1308 and his death in 1321, is widely considered the central epic poem of Italian literature, the last great work of literature of the Middle Ages and the first great work of the Renaissance. A culmination of the medieval world-view of the afterlife, it establishes the...
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Topics: librivox, audiobook, poetry, religion, afterlife, christianity
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